Monthly Archives: October 2017

Fixing Transition

Originally posted on @jonbprimary:
L. Bryant, ‘I’m Wearing a Tie!’, from Flickr under Creative Commons license. https://flic.kr/p/mX5ay I am attempting to write a detailed, properly cited (!), policy document on transition between Year 6 and 7, aimed at senior leaders…

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Connecting and organising knowledge in English literature

Originally posted on Reflecting English:
Much has been written about the value of knowledge retrieval practice in English literature -?it is impossible to think critically about a text until you know it very well. However, I think it is now…

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Does he really need that ketchup?

Originally posted on The Quirky Teacher:
This is a very sensitive topic and I will try to be as careful as I can. Essentially, what I’d like to question is the extent to which we accommodate the ‘needs’ of children…

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First fix poverty

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
Embed from Getty Images I remember listening to a Labour politician speak during the massive expansion of higher education that took place in England in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Oddly, he admitted…

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L. Crehan, Cleverlands

Originally posted on razorbladeinthecandyfloss:
When I was doing my PhD, I lived with people from Sweden, Finland and Italy. Two of my housemates studied China, and had experience of the Chinese education system both as students and teachers.  I spent…

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Putting evidence to work

Originally posted on Evidence into Practice:
With the resurgence of interest in evidence-based research in education, whether arising from randomised controlled trials conducted in classrooms or from cognitive science, there’s an on-going question about how we can get this evidence…

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10 Tricky Questions for Teachers – The Confident Teacher

What if we were faced with uncomfortable questions about some of our brightest and best teaching and learning ideas? It would be uncomfortable and challenging, no doubt. Perhaps, though, such … Continued here: http://ift.tt/2ippcTz

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